HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

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Code
66887
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8750 PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-GGR/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION)
semester
2° Semester
Prerequisites
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The Course aims to provide knowledge in the field of educational dimension, based on educational values of human geography. Will be illustred iconographic and geographic materials and main themes for the knowledge of our society. Will be illustred bibliographical, statistical, web, cartographical and didactic sources for the research in actual geography. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquisition the knowledge of human activities and operating expertise in the field of geographical cutural geography, based on the anthropological comprensive, in a multicultural perspective.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objectives are:

- to convey the comprehension of geography as a discipline which studies the relationship between man and environment and its evolution;

- to provide knowledge of the main themes and problems for understanding and analyzing the socio-political and territorial dynamics;

- to acquire basic skills in order to understand the structure of socio-spatial systems (relationship among society, politics and space, the latter being understood as social product).

Teaching methods

Slide lecture and graph analysis, charts, diagrams, thematic charts, video lessons.

Tutorials, reviews and self-evaluation tests for the cartography part.

Projection and discussion of textual and video documents and in-depth discussion of some topics in them.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The module deepens the following thematic areas: the basic notions of human geography (space, location, distance, region); Geography of the population and relationship with natural resources; Urban geography and city evolution; Human impact on natural systems and climate change; Geography and sustainable development; Knowledge and conscious and critical use of cartography.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For attending students:

Clipboard and slide lessons

J.D. Fellmann, M.D. Bjelland, A. Getis, J. Getis, Geografia Umana, Milano, McGraw-Hill, 3° ed. febbraio 2016, ISBN: 9788838615467. Capitoli 1, 4, 10, 12.

The cartography will be developed through slides, exercises and tests

For Non-Attending Students:

J.D. Fellmann, M.D. Bjelland, A. Getis, J. Getis, Geografia Umana, Milano, McGraw-Hill, 3° ed. febbraio 2016, ISBN: 9788838615467. Capitoli: 1, 4, 10, 12, 13.

A text selected  among the following:

E. Boria, Carte come armi. Geopolitica, cartografia, comunicazione, Roma, Nuova Cultura 2012.

Varani N., Primi A., 2012, Politiche per l’ambiente. Una lettura geografica di Rio+20, Limena (PD), Libreriauniversitaria.it edizioni, pp. 134. ISBN 978-88-6292-320-0

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: In Genoa: DISFOR Department - Room TA10, until the end of November 2017 by appointment (primi@unige.it); From December 2017 to Tuesday 9: 30-11. During the second semester: Tuesday 13-14 In Savona: after lessons

Exam Board

ANTONELLA PRIMI (President)

FABIO CAFFARENA (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Slide lecture and graph analysis, charts, diagrams, thematic charts, video lessons.

Tutorials, reviews and self-evaluation tests for the cartography part.

Projection and discussion of textual and video documents and in-depth discussion of some topics in them.

LESSONS START

March 6, 2018

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Only for attending students is a written test for the part of the cartography

Assessment methods

The oral discussion will cover theoretical references, thematic analyzes and case studies presented in lessons or textbooks.

The interview also takes place on the basis of images, charts, tables, thematic maps and video lessons learned and on the supplementary materials made available on the Aulaweb portal or on textbooks.

FURTHER INFORMATION

students are invited to periodically consult the page of this course on the AulaWeb e-learning portal (accessible from the University site or at: https://www.aulaweb.unige.it).

All information and materials related to this teaching are published exclusively on that site.